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Working With a Psychology Master's Degree

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What work in the field could I do with an Master's Degree in Psychology?

Working With a Psychology Master's Degree

The Master's Degree in Psychology, or Social Work, is often considered the backbone of human services and is necessary for school school counseling, community college teaching, college student counseling and many other responsible, interesting, professional and middle income earning positions. you may also be eligible, with your Master's, for private practice as a therapist or counselor, depending on licensing certification and perhaps, registration laws in your state. However, you probably cannot be licensed as a Psychologist without a Doctorate in Psychology.

You can ask instructors who teach Master's level Psychology courses and a career counselor; survey the job market in your intended locale; see the employment ads; and check certain education and career web sites for more, and local, job market information. Although a Master's in Psychology is usually a very marketable degree, job markets vary from area to area.



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